UPAF Events

The 37th Anniversary UPAF Ride for the Arts, sponsored by Miller Lite, will take place Sunday, June 3, 2018.

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The UPAF Ride for the Arts, sponsored by Miller Lite, travels along Lake Michigan with routes ranging from Port Washington to South Milwaukee. The Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge is featured as well as Lakeshore State Park, the only urban state park in Wisconsin. The 2017 Ride had 4,000 riders and more than 400 volunteers.

Since 1981 more than 290,000 people have participated in our annual fundraising event to raise more than $9.5 million for the performing arts. It’s one of the nation’s largest one-day recreational bike rides, and it’s all about keeping our performing arts scene a dynamic and vital part of our community’s culture.

After the Ride participants enjoy the Finish Line Party near the South Gate of the Summerfest Grounds. The party is free, includes free food and sampling of MillerCoors products. It’s a great way to celebrate a wonderful event and kick off summer fun.

WHEN: Sunday, June 3, 2018

WHO: All types of bicycle riders

WHAT: Five routes 5-, 12-mile Family, 25-, 45-, and 70-mile routes with all routes starting and ending at the Summerfest Grounds

WHY: To support the performing arts in Southeastern Wisconsin

For more information on the UPAF Ride for the Arts, click here!

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2018 UPAF Campaign Launch

Monday, March 5,
5:30 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory  Theater
108 E Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Cost: $10

RSVP: click here

2018 UPAF Westside Campaign Launch

Tuesday, March 6,
7:30 a.m.
Carroll University – Shattuck Music Center
100 N East Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186

RSVP: click here

Shake Shack Donation Day

With flyer, 25% of your total meal purchase will be donated to UPAF!

Monday, March 19,
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
220 E Buffalo St Suite 110,
Milwaukee, WI 53202

PRINT or SHOW this flyer: click here

Rockwell Dinner
2018 UPAF Fundraising Dinner
Saturday, April 21,
2:00 – 7:00 p.m.
122 W. Greenfield Ave,
Milwaukee, WI 53204

$10 Adult admission
$5 Children (6-12yrs) admission
Age 5 & under-free

TICKETS: click here


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